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migraine_in_qcy - Quincy Regional Airport makes another late season push for 10,000 departures - Quincy, IL News - Qui
Funny, I thought GuyFawkes10 was suggesting that the people would indeed fly to STL, and then shuttles would drive them back to Quincy. Sounds like enplanements to me.
eaglebeaky - Quincy Regional Airport makes another late season push for 10,000 departures - Quincy, IL News - Qui
With all due respect, I'm gonna go out on a limb and say that there has got to be a rule against what you are suggesting. In order to receive the federal aviation grant, there have to be 10,000 enplanements. (Enplanements are not the number of tickets that are sold, it's the number of ticketed passengers who actually travel on the flights.) If what you're suggesting was allowed, the…
GoQuincy - QPD Blotter for November 22, 2014 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Is there a list somewhere on the city's website of how many council meetings attended and or missed by aldermen? If not there should be. That is just as important if not more than Mayor Moore's City report card ie., "how are we doing".
CoolEdge - Strawman: The Guy the Liberal Press Doesn\'t Know Exists..... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This is off topic, but your claims like this really need a link, instead of you spewing Democrat talking points on every issue. "a guy paid by oil companies to tell you that extreme levels of his company's byproduct are okeydokey can be more convincing than the near-entirety of Earth's scientists" Who is that oil company guy? And who is "the near entirety" guy? I read the actual…
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Good Luck Eric !

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Is This the Keystone XL Pipeline's Final Showdown?

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Senate Democrats on Tuesday will hold a vote to force President Barack Obama’s hand on the Keystone XL, the controversial pipeline that would carry crude oil from the Canadian tar sands.This move has baffled environmental activists, who have spent six years campaigning against the pipeline and sun
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Don’t Waste Your Two Most Productive Hours

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Each morning, we get a brief window of time during which we're most mentally capable of getting stuff done, said behavioral scientist Dan Ariely in a recent 
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Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court has emerged as one of the most ideologically aggressive in decades, and its rightward trajectory is usually attributed to this simple fact: a majority of the justices are very conservative. Today’s Court contains, according to one study, four of
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Feminists Need to Stop Sounding False Alarms About Sexism

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Last week, in his first-ever public Q&A, Mark Zuckerberg was asked why he wears plain gray t-shirts apparently every waking moment of his life. “I’d feel I’m not doing my job if I spent any of my energy on things that are silly or frivolous about my life,” the Facebook CEO
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Obama's Health-Care Legacy Will Survive Even If The Supreme Court Guts Obamacare

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The first time the Supreme Court took a case on Obamacare, most supporters of the law responded with derision. Who could take seriously the argument that the “individual mandate” was unconstitutional? In fact, the conse
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Jon Stewart's Iranian Drama Only Shines When It Tries to Be Funny

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If it weren’t for the name of its director, Rosewater would likely slip in and out of theaters without much fanfare, just one of the reasonably well-made, based-on-a-true-story films that we expect from the fall movie season. But the earnest docudrama is also Jon Stewart’s directorial
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